Average Quality Control (QC) Technician Hourly Pay in Canada

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The average hourly pay for a Quality Control (QC) Technician in Canada is C$17.79.
MEDIAN C$17.79
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Hourly Rate
C$14 - C$24
C$50 - C$2,678
Profit Sharing
C$350 - C$8,000
Total Pay
C$29,621 - C$54,195

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Job Description for Quality Control (QC) Technician

Quality Control (QC) Technician Tasks
  • Perform routine testing to ensure quality and adherence to regulations and standards.
  • Conduct risk assessment and corrective action solutions.
  • Support factory quality engineers and managers with customer and supplier issues.
  • Calibrate and maintain all gauges and test machines.

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Quality Control (QC) Technician. Thickness and color of lines indicates how common a path is.
Quality Control (QC) Technician
Quality Control (QC) Supervisor
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Quality Control (QC) Technician

Skills in Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office, Data Analysis and Technical Analysis are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Quality Assurance / Quality Control.

Pay by Experience Level for Quality Control (QC) Technician

An entry-level Quality Control (QC) Technician with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$15.57 based on 146 salaries. An early career Quality Control (QC) Technician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$17.06 based on 283 salaries. A mid-career Quality Control (QC) Technician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$19.95 based on 81 salaries. An experienced Quality Control (QC) Technician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$20.78 based on 36 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$19.
Employees with Quality Control (QC) Technician in their job title in Edmonton, Alberta earn an average of 34.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Calgary, Alberta (20.9% more) and Ottawa, Ontario (10.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Toronto, Ontario (14.6% less), Mississauga, Ontario (14.3% less) and Montréal, Québec (10.5% less).

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